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DARLINGTON, S.C. – Two NASCAR Cup point races in four days at the same track had never occurred in the series 71-year history until this week at Darlington Raceway and there was very little similarity …

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Woody: Bud Moore Was The Genuine American Hero
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By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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Tom Wolfe once penned a famous Esquire article about moonshiner/racer Junior Johnson titled “The Last American Hero.”
Nothing against Junior, understand – I’ve always admired his gritty individualism – but I …

Thu, 04/30/09 – 11:16 | One Comment
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Wesley Lane, a crew member for the No. 90 team in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, has been suspended from the next six NASCAR Camping World Truck Series events and all NASCAR activity until …

Thu, 04/30/09 – 11:10 | Comments Off on Camping World Crew Chief Suspended
Ricky Carmichael Trades Pain For Pressure
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Kansas City, Kan. – From the quiet, comfortable air-conditioned safety of his transporter, Ricky Carmichael pointed first to his wrist, then to his shoulder and then his collar bone.  All, …

Thu, 04/30/09 – 10:10 | Comments Off on Ricky Carmichael Trades Pain For Pressure
Graham Rahal aboard the USS Ronald Regan
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Graham’s recent trip to the USS Ronald Reagan Naval aircraft carrier for Operation Homefront, a non-profit organization which provides emergency assistance and morale to our troups, to the families they leave behind and to wounded …

Wed, 04/29/09 – 20:26 | One Comment
Armijo: David, Thanks For Everything
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By Mark Armijo | Senior Correspondent
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I don’t have nearly as many stories to share as my RacinToday.com colleagues Rick Minter and Larry Woody wrote in their wonderful tributes to David Poole. I didn’t know David …

Wed, 04/29/09 – 19:35 | Comments Off on Armijo: David, Thanks For Everything
Minter: They’re Going 200 mph Again At Talladega
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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In his final column, David Poole called for changes to the race track at Talladega Superspeedway to prevent a disaster from happening in light of the Carl Edwards crash at …

Wed, 04/29/09 – 15:33 | 8 Comments
RacinToday’s Pedley To Vote On NASCAR Hall of Fame Panel
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Daytona Beach, Fla. – The letters have been mailed, with the invitations extended.
NASCAR Chairman and CEO Brian France has sent letters of invitation to 50 people – including RacinToday.com Managing Editor Jim Pedley – asking …

Wed, 04/29/09 – 12:42 | 2 Comments
Gordon Earns First Quarter DOTY Award
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Jeff Gordon’s fast start, and return to victory lane, turned the tide as he was voted first quarter Driver of the Year 2009.
Gordon, a four-time NASCAR champion and the only four-time winner of the Driver …

Wed, 04/29/09 – 8:25 | Comments Off on Gordon Earns First Quarter DOTY Award
NASCAR Newscast: Crown Royal Presents 400 Preview
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Former NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champions Jeff Gordon and Matt Kenseth say Richmond International Raceway is a favorite for fans and drivers alike. Plus, find out which former Richmond winner tops …

Tue, 04/28/09 – 21:30 | Comments Off on NASCAR Newscast: Crown Royal Presents 400 Preview
Woody: On Sunday, The Beast Struck Again
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By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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Talladega Superspeedway, with its skyscraper banking, oxygen-sucking speeds and 200-mph traffic jams, has always been a beast of a different breed.
It’s the one track that keeps drivers awake the night …

Tue, 04/28/09 – 18:10 | 3 Comments